Links of the Week by Brandon Kelley April 11, 2015, 7:45 am Each Saturday we will point you to the best things we’ve encountered over the internet. Links of the Week Forgetting Yourself on Purpose by Mandy Smith 7 Intangible, Seemingly Unproductive Actions Valuable in Leadership by Ron Edmondson Next Generation MegaChurch: An Interview with John Stickl by Carey Nieuwhof 5 Steps To Writing Excellent Sermons In 8 Hours Or Less by Brian Jones Let My People Go: The War Against the Eradication of the Global Church [Movie] What Your Pastor’s Jeans Say About Their Theology by Jesse Carey Five Organizational Reasons Many Churches Hit Attendance Plateaus By Thom Rainer Three Lessons Learned In A Football Stadium On Easter By Todd Clark The #1 Secret of Church Growth by Brian Jones 11 Secrets Most Leaders Won’t Tell You by Carey Nieuwhof My 4 Step Method for Outlining Sermons by Preaching Donkey Rookie Preacher Articles The (Sometimes) Scary Thing You Must Do to Improve Your Preaching How to Lead People Older Than You Finding Your Swing and Finding Your Voice by Kenny White The First Step to Becoming a GREAT Leader The Burden of Preaching See more Previous article The (Sometimes) Scary Thing You Must Do to Improve Your Preaching Next article Many Leaders Overlook These 3 Essential Principles. Don’t! – by Jonathan Pearson Written by Brandon Kelley Brandon Kelley is the co-founder of Rookie Preacher and the author of Preaching Sticky Sermons and Crucified to Life. He serves as the Senior Pastor of First Church of Christ in Bluffton, IN. Among the many things he does at The Crossing, serving on the teaching team is one of them. He also writes at BrandonKelley.org. You can follow him @BrandonKelley_. Watch his sermons here.